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Gemini G.E.L.


From: BJ Berquist (berquist_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 16 2001 - 16:23:33 PST

11. Gemini G.E.L. online catalogue raisonne

The National Gallery of Art presents the Gemini G.E.L. (Graphic Editions
Limited) online catalogue raisonne, a listing of prints produced at this
Angeles studio from 1966 through 1996. At Gemini, artists including
Rauschenberg, Ellsworth Kelly, Jasper Johns, David Hockney, Sam Francis,
Lichtenstein, Jonathan Borofsky, and Richard Serra worked with master
printers to produce editions of prints. Initially the online catalogue
raisonne seems difficult to browse, but the search area provides
boxes for artists' names, dates, and series titles, so without prior
knowledge that Frank Stella worked at Gemini, one can still retrieve 93
Stella prints. In the essay section, users can read a series of
sections on the history of Gemini, individual artists, and decades, and
to larger images. The guide section explains the metadata fields in each
catalog record, such as artist, series, title, and less obvious aspects
as "support," which refers to the support each print is on, almost
paper, or start date (year the artists began collaborating with Gemini)
signature date (year the artist signed the edition) vs. publication date
(year the edition was made available). [DS]

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Respectfully submitted,
BJ Berquist
Associate Educator, TAPPED IN